center has the joint directors, chief scientists for each
scientific subject/area from both sides, and a board, with
Chinese and Swedish representatives, to supervise and evaluate
the Center activities. The permanent bases of the center are
located at both Stockholm and Hefei. The center comprises
cooperation in research, undergraduate and graduate education.
The cooperation is materialized in:
Exchange Student Program
center is a platform for international education cooperation,
which will create many opportunities for students in USTC
and KTH to go to the opposite university to study and research.
The period of exchanging time could be half year to one or
two years. KTH and USTC will jointly take the responsibility
for the education of the exchange students, with co-directing
the students by the supervisors in both sides. Students could
take some courses in techniques, language and culture during
the exchanging period of time. The present exchange program
is a bilateral cooperation between KTH and USTC, for the long
run, students from other universities in China and Sweden
could also be included in the program of the center.
and Post Graduate (PhD) Program
the cooperation in education, a master and Ph.D. degree program
is planned. The basic idea is that, after the students have
finished their graduate courses and received master¡¯s degrees
or Ph.D. degrees, if they prefer, they can choose to go to
the opposite university to continue one or two years of study
and then get another degree in the same grade. Both sides
will endeavour to promote the creation of such a degree co-acceptance
agreement between the two universities and the two governments.
The degree will, when so allowed by the laws of China and
Sweden, be issued jointly by KTH and USTC. The joint degree
will be accredited by well-known accreditation organizations
from the US and/or Europe. It will be well recognized in the
and Exchange Program
will be an excellent platform for research cooperation between
the two universities. Also other universities, institutes
or organizations could be absorbed in it to make it stronger.
Funding from both countries will be sought, especially through
various Sino-Swedish governmental bilateral research and education
cooperation programs. Moreover, funding from the Europe Union
or from industries could also be taken into consideration,
with work division and cooperation between the universities.